Boeing will deliver its first 747-8 Freighter to launch customer Cargolux on Sept. 19 and turn over the second of the 13 aircraft the Luxembourg-based carrier has ordered on Sept. 21. The deliveries will be from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., next to Boeing’s widebody jet factory. The airplane’s first flight will be a short one—a hop to Boeing Field in Seattle where it will pick a load of spare parts that includes a spare General Electric GEnx-2B engine before heading off to Luxembourg. ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Boeing Will Deliver First 747-8F To Launch Customer Cargolux On Sept. 19".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.